Lucy Durack heading to Legally Blonde


After months -and years- of rumors Lucy Durack (@lucydurack) has finally announced she has changed her WICKED bubble for yet another pink and shinny ball gown: Lucy will be Australia’s new Elle Woods in the local production of Legally Blonde.

She will be starring alongside other former WICKED fellows, Rob Mills as Warner and David Harris as Emmett. Also staring, Erika Heynatz as Brooke and Cameron Daddo as Professor Callahan.

Legally Blonde the Musical will take you from the social whirl of California Campus life to Harvard’s Halls of Justice with Australia’s brightest new heroine (and of course, her Chihuahua, Bruiser). The verdict? This much fun shouldn’t be legal!

Legally Blonde premieres at the Sydney Lyric from October 5, 2012.

via Au TimeOut

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West End Live 2010


2010 marks the 6th Anniversary of West End LIVE Westminster City Council’s annual entertainment festival held in  Leicester Square

Free for all the family West End Live offers visitors a spectacular event including showcase performances from top West End shows and musical acts and experience a wonderful array of interactive exhibits from many of London’s top museums, galleries and cultural institutions.

For those of you who werent able to attend or for those who want to see it again here is an excellent video coverage of the performances via elizabethtoni

Wicked

The Lion King

Legally Blonde

Into the Woods

Avenue Q

Sister Act

Mamma Mia

Grease

Sweet Charity

Jersey Boys

Hair

Chicago

Billy Elliot

We Will Rock You

Burn The Floor

Dirty Dancing

Lucy Durack confirmed she is STAYING in Wicked


Due to the heavy rumours that Lucy Durack was taking over the role of Elle Woods in the local production of Legally Blonde, Lucy clarified through her Twitter account: ”

“Goodnight all- btw- the rumour about me and Legally Blonde is exactly that – ONLY A RUMOUR! I’m not leaving the bubble any time soon :)”


Lucy Durack to play Elle Woods in Legally Blonde Australia


LUCY DURACK RESPONDED: Via Twitter Lucy Durack responded to this rumor “Goodnight all- btw- the rumour about me and Legally Blonde is exactly that – ONLY A RUMOUR! I’m not leaving the bubble any time soon :)”

NEW EDIT and EDITOR’S DISCLAIMER: Upon several enquiries and messages, I want to state that this post is NOT the official statement (or replica of any official announcement) on Lucy’s appointment for the role. The following post is simply rumor based and I’m heavily working to try and double check the information submitted to me so as to rapidly confirmed -or not- the news.

It is said that Lucy Durack, currently playing Glinda in the Australian production of Wicked, is taking up the role of Elle Woods in the upcoming Oz production of Legally Blonde.

Previews (are said) to begin Nov 8 & opens November 25 at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia.

via  Twitter @Jsphpdll and @BlondeFans

Legally Blonde Opens in December in West End


Legally Blonde is scheduled to start previews on December 5th at the Savoy Theater. The initial booking has it running through May 23, 2010.

The West End Elle Woods is expected to be played by Sheridan Smith while Peter Davison, Duncan James, Alex Gaumond, Aoife Mulholland and Susan McFadden are to join her.

Legally Blonde – National Tour Hits the DuPont Theatre


The national tour of LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL will open the holiday season at the DuPont Theatre on Tuesday, December 1 and will run through Sunday, December 5, 2009.

LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL takes the audience from the sorority house to the halls of justice with Broadway’s brightest heroine and her chihuahua, Bruiser. And Elle Woods does not take “no” for an answer. So when her boyfriend dumps her for someone “serious,” Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style.

Becky Gulsvig, the Elle understudy in the original Broadway cast, plays Elle Woods in the tour.

via BBW